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Classroom Management

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This course examines the strategies used in managing a positive elementary classroom. Topics include management models, motivation, disruptive students, classroom expectations and procedures, communication, and record keeping. Managing materials and technology will also be addressed. Students will develop an individual classroom management plan.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Foundations for Classroom Management

    • Describe the need for classroom management.
    • Describe the influences of student diversity in clasroom management.
    • Develop a personal philosophy of classroom management.
    • Compare and contrast management models.
    • Describe the elements of classroom management in the elementary classroom.

    The Role of Effective Instruction in Classroom Management

    • Develop a Behavior Improvement Plan.
    • Analyze lesson plans for classroom management implications.
    • Examine efective instructional delivery methods that promote a positive classroom environment.
    • Determine the importance of regular critical reflection on instructional practices.
    • Develop a classroom management plan.

    Creating a Positive Learning Climate

    • Describe effective ways to create a positive learning environment.
    • Describe ways of promoting and maintaining appropriate behavior.
    • Identify how classroom arrangement influences the learning environment.
    • Explain strategies for managing diversity and social dynamics in the classroom.
    • Design a physical layout of a classroom.


    • Examine techniques for effectively communicating with parents, colleagues, administrators, and students.
    • Identify verbal and nonverbal communication used with students.
    • Identify components of effective substitute plans.

    Managing Resources and Technology

    • Identify management considerations when using a variety of technological resources.
    • Locate a variety of available resources to assist in classroom management.
    • Explore different recordkeeping techniques.
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